This post/episode was originally published in September of 2016. The post/show notes are simply copy/pasted from the original post, but the podcast audio is a new take on the same subject.
Are you a control freak?
If we are honest, there are several components of our training/racing that we have absolutely no control over, no matter how much we may try.
And for a lot of runners, control freaks or not, that can be an issue.
If you find yourself on edge leading up to a race, do yourself a favor and take a deep breath.
No matter how much you want to be in control of every facet of your race, that’s impossible. And stressing over your lack of control is only going to make the situation worse. Read more